Monday, August 31, 2009
What exactly is Happy Favorite Day?
Oh, I'm so glad that you asked. It will be your new favorite holiday. You will look forward to it for weeks.
Most of you know about Good Will Grace and if you don't, you really should hop on over there and check it out. It is fantastic and my dear friend Whitney wrote a wonderful piece to be published on GWG and I am so grateful she did. You will have to go over there to read it and trust me, you'll love it.
She writes about her favorite "simple things" in her life. Mornings with Mom and Grandma's treasure chest junk drawer are two of them. These are really the important things in her life and not the material things that we all get obsessed with at times.
I have been thinking so much about this and have decided to create a "Happy Favorite Day" holiday in my home. On this special holiday, we will do those simple things that make "living so grand."
Immediately after reading this, I decided that I was going to write a list of my favorite simple things too. I am thinking I am going to do it twice a year. I am on the hunt for a special box that will hold my favorite things list. I am also going to get my family on board for this and have each of them participate too. What a fabulous keepsake "time capsule" to hold these lists and drawings. We can look back on these and relive these memorable portions of our life. It will be interesting to see which things change and which things remain as a constant favorite.
Now, enter this holiday. I love my life and I love all of those little things that Mr. Molly Lou, the minis, and I have and do each day. I am going to make a fun and creative banner that says Happy Favorite Day and we are going to spend the day together doing all of those simple things in our life that we love. If we want to spend the day reading a novel early in the morning when no one is awake, drinking coffee all day, making a birthday cake and blowing out the candles, reading Guess How Much I Love You 52 times, playing in the sandbox and getting sand in our hair, eating pizza, painting, pretending we are Leo, Annie, June and Quincy (The Little Einsteins) or Mickey and Minnie, singing and dancing in the kitchen and giving kisses then that's what we will do.
My favorite day always involved my family and spending the day together remembering what we have and how much we love each other is what it's all about.
Happy Favorite Day to you!! What will you do on your Favorite Day and what will write on your list as your simple things that make your life so grand?
"Yeah, the little things in life that make it livin'Are the little things in life that make it love"
~C.W. McCall's lyrics from "The Little Things in Life"
Have a great day!
Sunday, August 30, 2009
This week's trivia was so much fun. I loved the responses...you gals are so funny. GREAT WORK to everyone who got the answers right...I wonder what this Friday will have for us.
Here are this week's answers:
1. A Christmas Story
2. "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi
3. Jerry Maguire
4. "Moondance" by Van Morrison
5. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
6. Pretty Woman
7. "Call me Al" by Paul Simon
The QUEEN is ANGELA & RYAN (well, just Angela) :)
The PRINCESS is Brittany H.
YAY!!! Girls, email me and we will get you all set up with your crown and winnings!!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Saturday, August 29, 2009
If you haven't played Figure It Out Friday yet, you still have time. Email you guesses by midnight. Winners (QUEEN & PRINCESS) announced tommorow. Come on...test yourself!
Have a great weekend. Can't wait to catch up.
Friday, August 28, 2009
Yes, yes we are folks! This week, we are combining the two for an explosive FIOF extravaganza.
We are getting quite the royal court going and look forward to crowning this week's QUEEN and PRINCESS who get fabulous prizes.
Email me your answers by Saturday at11:59 pm. Winners announced on Sunday. Even if you don't know any or all of them, it's fun to play and give it a go.
1. "Some men are Baptists, others Catholics. My father was an Oldsmobile man." (movie)
2."We gotta hold on to what we've got
It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not
We got each other and that's a lot
For love we'll give it a shot!" (song)
3. "I will not rest until I have you holding a Coke, wearing your own shoe, playing a Sega game..." (movie)
4."And all the leaves on the trees are falling
To the sound of the breezes that blow
And I'm trying to please to the calling
Of your heart-strings that play soft and low
You know the night's magic
Seems to whisper and hush
And all the soft moonlight
Seems to shine in your blush..." (song)
5. "We have so much time, and so little to do! Strike that, reverse it." (movie)
6. "Be still like vegetables. Lay like broccoli. "(movie)
7. "A man walks down the street
He says why am I soft in the middle now
Why am I soft in the middle
The rest of my life is so hard
I need a photo-opportunity
I want a shot at redemption " (song)
GOOD LUCK! Have a great weekend.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
1-I am so freakin' behind today. I don't know what is wrong with me. I have written before about my OCD issues and how I like everything to be in line and ready in the morning. I woke up to no coffee, dishes in the sink, lunch not packed, and clothes in the dryer. I will be entering the mental facility soon.
2-My space key doesn't want to work. Think it's funny, it is REALLY $%^%!@ annoying. My thumbs seriously hurt from how hard I have to hit the darn key to make it work. This is really helping my day. If emails looklikethisfortodayanduntilitdecidestoworkagain,Isincerelyapologize. My friend A mentioned that it could be a secret code that cool kids use. GREAT IDEA! Let's all stop spacing our words.
3-Check out Good Will Grace today. My above mentioed friend Ashley has graciously allowed us to post something of hers...we love it. Be sure to follow us and tell a friend. Perhaps a little giveaway is coming GWG's way...
4-Last night at church, we met a new couple. Let's call them Joe and Jane. They had a little one, Jack. Anywho, Joe kept calling Jane "HONEYBEAR" throughout dinner and then after the bible study was over. "Honeybear, could you go get me some water. I'll stay with Jack." " Honeybear, do you think we ought to send Jack to the nursery during the study tonight? Tonight is the first night they are having one for the little ones."
Are you freakin' kidding me??? I thought it was funny the first time, like a joke, but noooooooooooooo apparently this is normal conversation for them and it doesn't matter that they are in public. If you have little pet names for each other, save it for home. Others around you may throw up their dinner if they have to listen to that. I truly do not have the mental stabilitiy today to completely go off on how ridiculous that truly is. It makes me laugh to think of what Mr. Molly Lou would do if I called him "pookie"*** in public.
(That was totally an example, I do not nor will I call my husband pookie.)
5-Run, or just click quickly over to MLG. We have been working so very hard adding new products and getting our Holiday 2009 page up and running. You will be amazed at what we have accomplished. There are so many fantastic and unique things there. We hope to have everything added by Monday. Keep your fingers crossed.
6-We have just added a new line of bag tags. Perfect for diaperbags, gym bags, luggage, strollers, back packs, overnight duffles, and more. A unique use for them is to add them to packages to use as gift tags and a little extra treat to the package. You decide front and back personalization. They come wrapped in a clear bag with ribbon...perfect little surprise and treat for someone. More to come. Holiday themed ones too! TODAY ONLY, they are BUY 1 GET 1 FREE! They are already marked 10% off to welcome them to MLG. We will refund your money after payment has been made. YAY!
(Blogger turned my photo and won't go back. AHHHHH! So, head exercises, tilt your head to the left. Sorry!)
7-I think I need a separate secret blog to discuss certain family, friends, and neighbors. I recently found out how many blog stalkers I have that don't comment, but lurch this blog, so clearly I can't dish about them here. I guess for now, certain friends will have to offer therapy sessions via email, phone, and text.
I need to go soak my thumbs now. Have a great day.
I am looking for someone to help me in this crazy life that I find myself living. Below are some of the details, but not limited to only these tasks.
*Clean my house-including sweeping/mopping, bathrooms, dusting, dishes, etc.
*Clean up toys so that people don't break their neck as they try to walk around-this will probably happen at least 3 times a day.
*Wash, dry, fold, and put away all laundry
*Cook and clean up all meals (and try to solve the issue of Mini #1 eating nothing and then throwing a temper tantrum when you fix what he actually said he wanted)
*Mow the grass (front & back), weed beds, finish cleaning out beds in backyard
*Deal with pool maintenance
*Fix toys when they break for the 45678 time
*Play and educate two extremely cute, loud, smart, stubborn, funny, and energy filled minis
*Work for the realtor man (emailing, phone calls, appointment set ups, flyers, presentations)
*Work for MLG and help it grow (THIS ONE IS FUN)
*Deal with my husband
*Go to the dreaded grocery store
*Put me on a diet and exercise plan without me actually knowing it. Bonus pay if you could actually somehow lose the weight for me.
*Pay bills and organize files that somehow got completely out of control over the past three moves this year.
*Read for leisure and have the ability to give me a synopsis of the books that I have sitting on my nightstand and so desperately want to read.
*Stalk the Kate Spade website for great deals (also, search for additional funds to purchase said deals or else this task is kind of pointless)
I have been searching, wiggling my nose, blinking and crossing my arms, clicking my heels together on my sparkly red heels, and I even tried letting my hair down while waiting for a prince to save me.
Would you believe that NOTHING is working and I'm tired ya'll.
*Salary is negotiable as long as you can be paid by MLG products, food, homemade crafts, and on certain days my children and/or husband.
Submit all resumes via email to me and I promise you will be my new BFF!!! Better enter soon as I'm sure that there will be quite the applicant pool for this prestigious job.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
I really need to get over this...I mean he will only be gone three days a week from 9-1. One of the reasons that I am totally stressing is the fact that over the past few weeks, I have really noticed how big he is and how mature he is acting. There are no traces of baby left in him anymore. Sometimes I look at him and am just in awe of this fantastic, smart, funny, sensitive, and darn cute child. He was so painfully shy for so long and over the past few months he has really worked hard to come out of his shell.
Back to the stressing: I used to be a teacher and know all of those first day jitters and nerves, but I also know how other children can be. Is my stress because I am all worried about how mini #1 will feel?
Well, yes, but most are superficial and involve what the other children will think of him. I am worried that he won't make any friends, fall down and others will laugh at him, spill something all down his shirt and others will laugh at him, decide that tomorrow is the perfect day to start picking his nose, someone will take a toy from him and he has a meltdown, won't want to come inside from the playground and does his oh so lovely "mad voice" at his teachers, will forget to pull his pants up when he comes out of the bathroom (the child loves to be naked) and the kids will laugh at him, be the loser kid that has to have a time out on the first day, and trust me the list goes ON and ON and ON.
I'll keep you posted and post a picture later today. And, since you were all in suspense wondering about the lunchbox...we did find the Thomas one that he wanted. It was a much bigger ordeal than anticipated, but ALL ABOARD for the lunchbox train.
Have a great day!
Monday, August 24, 2009
FANTASTIC...I loved it.
So, the 411 on it is that novice entrepreneurs that make different things come and pitch their ideas to "the shark tank." The sharks are five business people:Barbara Corcoran (the real estate woman on The Today Show),Kevin Harrington, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John (The FUBU founder), and Kevin O'Leary. You pitch your idea and then the sharks requesting a certain amount of money and stake in your company to help "take it to the next level." The sharks offer feedback in a funny, uncomfortable, and downright good business sense way and they can negotiate their offerings. It was very interesting, entertaining, and chock full of a few uncomfortable moments with the judge that is this show's version of Simon Cowell.
My favorite line of the night was "If you were in one of my business classes, I would soak you in water and when you spoke I would use the cow prod on you." It was something like that and I need to file that one away and perhaps it would come in handy again during a conversation down the road.
I don't know what will happen when the great fall lineup comes back, but I will definitely dip my feet in the shark filled waters next week.
Hope you all had a great weekend. Can't wait to hear about them.
PS-We also watched Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami and I feel a good bit dumber. Don't ask me why we watched or even left it there. I think we were so tired and too lazy to actually change the channel and find something different to watch.
Saturday, August 22, 2009
The answers for the lyrics:
"My Girl" by The Temptations
"Beautiful Day" by U2
"Only Wanna Be With You" by Hootie and the Blowfish
"Come Monday" by Jimmy Buffett
"Jack and Diane" by John Mellencamp****
****Interesting Tidbit: Apparently John Mellencamp used the same line in two different songs. I also accepted "When Jesus Left Birmingham" as the correct answer to the last one as well. Same line...I guess if you find a good one, might as well use as much as you can. Next time you are on a gameshow, perhaps this will come in handy!
And now on to the winners. All Hail the Royal QUEEN and PRINCESS.
The Queen for this week is RNJen and the Princess is Michelle aka Stuttering Shell!
YAY! Congratulations girls! Email me and we will get you set up with your prize! Stay tuned for next week!
Have a great weekend. Don't forget to enter the Music Edition of Figure It Out Friday. You have until midnight!
Friday, August 21, 2009
That Girl who started my love for blog trivia on her Trivia Thursday was back in action yesterday and I am ashamed to say that it was the first time I didn't know the answer. I was so upset...I even tried to find the answer on the internet for my own sanity as I couldn't wait until next week for the answer. I got the inside scoop and once I heard the answer, I kicked myself as I should have known it.
I decided to do Figure It Out Friday again, but instead of doing movies this week, we are doing songs. Bust out your musical thinking caps and get ready. To enter, email the answers to the five song quotes below. You must answer either the song title or the artist, but if you can get both correct for all, I will double your entries. All answers will be compiled and the winner, the QUEEN will be chosen randomly on Sunday.
Last week's prize was a gift certificate to MLG and this week's prize is stationery set from Molly Lou Gifts. I know you are excited now!
1-"I don't need no money, fortune, or fame
I got all the riches baby, one man can claim."
2-"The heart is a bloom
It shoots up through the stony ground"
3-"You look at me
You got nothing left to say
I'm gonna pout at you until I get my way
I wont dance, you wont sing"
4-"I spent four lonely days in a brown L.A. haze
And I just want you back by my side"
5-"Let the bible belt come and save my soul"
Ready, set, GO! Don't forget to email the answers! Have a great weekend!
PS-thoughts on Project Runway or RHOA??? I almost spit my drink out when Kim said "Amen" when they were talking about the King Tut exhibit and those of high status wearig wigs. :)
Also, don't forget to check out Good Will Grace. Bit #2 today is "Dancing in the Rain." Join us and tell a friend!
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Polka Dot Moon
Congratulations! Polka Dot Moon, please email us and we will get you all set up.
We are so thankful for all who entered and checked out this wonderful and FANTASTIC new member of the Molly Lou Gifts family.
All Bitsy Creations items will be 10% for the rest of the day! Check them out and order some of the fabulous products while on sale. They make such fantastic and thoughtful gifts. We love the recycled stationery sets!
While you're there, be sure to check out our All Things NEW at Molly Lou Gifts page to see the latest additions.
Have a great day!
The next 4 people that place orders at Molly Lou Gifts will get 50% of their total refunded! Half off their purchase! No matter the size of purchase.
Head over...we have so many NEW things and so much to see. Check out our new page, All Things NEW at Molly Lou Gifts to see just added products! I have been working my little (well not so little) fanny off trying to add some new products. It's never to early to start holiday shopping.
Our new Bitsy Creations line is still 10% off. You have until noon to enter our Bitsy Creations giveaway. Her line includes shower and party invitations, birth announcements, FANTASTIC recycled paper stationery sets, personalized note sets, and more. Winner of the giveaway contest will be announced this afternoon!
BOO! We also have our Halloween 2009 page up and running. There are some ADORABLE party invitations and personalized clothing themed shirts and dresses.
'Tis Almost the Season...Can you believe it???
We are working on our Holiday 2009 collection. We have a few things up and running on that end and hope to have everything up in the next week. I so love the holidays and we will certainly have some fun this holiday season. We are getting some fantastic holiday items and you know our Holiday cards will be the CUTEST!
Think about any upcoming birthdays, baby showers, wedding showers, back to school, housewarming, or hostess gifts. Remember, we are giving 10% of our profits to Katie & Olive to benefit Puppies Behind Bars.
*The four orders will be refunded via their original payment and will be done by midnight tonight. Shipping charges will not be discounted...only order subtotals. We will email you when the refund has been completed.
Have a great day. GO!!! :)
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Monday, August 17, 2009
(Mini #2 yesterday...she is darn cute and perfect! She is trying to climb up a chair.)
Have a great day! Don't forget to enter our Bitsy Creations giveaway. Ends Wednesday! See details at left on how to enter and tell a friend.
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Bounce back to reality, Molly Lou, bounce back.
Oh, sorry. So, I mentioned to Mr. Molly Lou a few of the items that I am currently drooling over and emphasized one particular pair of shoes that I MUST have for a wedding in October. He chuckled and not in the "Oh, we think so alike because I already purchased those for you because I thought you would look great in them. I love you so much sweetheart, love of my life" kind of way. When I mentioned that I was serious, I thought he was going to pee his pants. I will just have to step up my game a little.
I wish that I could pull off this style and pull off this look: polka dots, red jacket, yellow tights, orange bag. If I wore this, it would look like a skittles bag threw up all over me and I let the minis dress me. When written, it sounds ridiculous, but this just looks interesting and "cool" on this model out treasure hunting.
Friday, August 14, 2009
Anywhoo, I have a blog that I love and she does a Trivia Thursday. Each Thursday she has a contest where she gives a movie quote and you have to guess the right answer. And, there is a winner the following week. I love this...I am so easily entertained and excited. She didn't do it this week. Sigh. She was busy at work, which is completely understandable. I thought that we, blog friends, would step in and have "Figure It Out Friday."
Here is the deal. I have compiled 5 quotes from movies and you are to guess the movie. Each person that answers all five correctly will be put in to Random.org and a winner will be chosen.
You can be the queen of "Figure It Out Friday." That's right I said Queen! You'll also receive a fabulous surprise. I was totally meant to be royalty!
1. "I've got you for the rest of your natural born life if you don't watch your step."
2. "Any guy can sweep any girl off her feet, he just needs the right broom."
3. "The whole purpose of places like Starbucks is for people with no decision-making ability whatsoever to make six decisions just to buy one cup of coffee. "
4. "You have that sharp, useless look about you."
5. "You don't deserve them,I mean you eat carbs, for Chrissake!"
Put your thinking caps on and GO!
Have a great weekend! Don't forget to enter our giveaway and tell a friend!
Thursday, August 13, 2009
1-My name is Mrs. Molly Lou and I am a Kate Spade-aholic. I just can't get enough. Oh, how I love thee. Let me count the ways. I am totally in love with the new clothing line. I spend too much time thinking about these clothes that I will never have. I need to have these new clothes...I love them and can't get enough of just drooling over them. Not just clothes, of course there are fab bags, jewelry, accessories, oh my! I think one of the things that I would want the most is to have effortless style. Obviously, I need the money to buy all of the clothes and accessories to acquire this. I love timeless clothes and the new Kate Spade line does just that! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!
Mindless TV-check! check!
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
This is my favorite, the Style Your Stationery Personalized Set. You get to choose all components of it...the graphic at top, the colors, font, personalization, and envelope color. This would make a great gift...give all the same set, but change up the graphic, fonts, and color scheme.
Sam the dog joined our family last Friday. He is an adorable black lab puppy that has a red collar and "has so much love." (Mini #1 words exactly.) Mini #1 fell in love with this adorable dog and we made it our own. It as been so long since I had a dog in the house, I forget how much work they are. Mini #1 hasn't had one allergic reaction to him...must be meant bo be. Full of stuffing and all...he came from Build-a-Bear Workshop. No, I did no have a complete mental breakdown and get a real dog.
Sam the dog has gone everywhere with us. Mini #1 insisted that G.G. (my grandmother that we went to see this weekend) hold him and pet him. He has bowls for his food and water and loves to sleep with Mini #1. He has to go in to his doghouse sometimes when Mini #1 needs a break.
Now, Sam the cat just came to us yesterday afternoon after coming alive from a picture that Mini #1 drew. Now, Sam the cat has three ears and four eyes. Yes, you read that right-three ears and four eyes. Not only do we have imaginary friends and now pets, we are an equal opportunity imaginary friend house and accept all creatures, disabled or not.
With this menagerie that has become my home, we are running out of room and funds to feed and house these "beings." I am thinking there isn't really enough room for me and they might not even know I'm gone if I made an escape.
It wouldn't be until a child needed a drink, lost toy, or diaper change, an imaginary friend needed a snack (apparently Darby gets sick from grapes) or a ride (Sam is still exhausted from his walk from PA). or a pet needed fresh water, clean tank, or a trip to the vet (what do you suppose the long term effects are from three ears and four eyes?) Mr. Molly Lou better be extra nice to me or he is going to be hating life when he is solely responsible for two children, three pets, and two imaginary friends.
My bags are packed!
Psssst: Did you hear that Boatman Geller is coming soon to Molly Lou Gifts???? YAY! Also, a NEW member of the Molly Lou family is being unveiled tomorrow and you know that means a giveaway. See you then!
Monday, August 10, 2009
"I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is 14 days." ~Totie Fields
Hope you all had fantastic weekends. I NEED to go on a diet and I need to get on the whole "exercising is fun" train. I have so much going on and really need to make this a priority. I am going to be motivated and do it!!!
I can't believe where the summer has gone. We have added a new discount code for the shop. Use code backtoschool to save 15% off your entire order from Molly Lou Gifts. How about order some new personalized stationery to keep your college student writing the old fashioned way, new monogram decal for your car or to personalize a tub or bucket to get you organized, or order a new personalized shirt to send your little monkey to school in style and get them excited for this year? We have so many new things and have even added an "All Things New" page to our site to showcase some new things.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
I mean seriously, WHERE do you think they go?
Just a thought for you to ponder on this Sunday. Let me know if you come up with anything really great.
Hope you're all having great weekends?
Saturday, August 8, 2009
Friday, August 7, 2009
In thinking of imaginary friends, I found this cartoon and thought it was cute!
Thursday, August 6, 2009
You know I look like this everyday while grooving to the new tunes in my head at the playground. I also get the opportunity to wear all those swanky clothes when I go out and mingle with my celeb friends at night.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
In my randomness of Haphazard Thursday a few weeks ago, I mentioned that I wanted to go to camp. I felt that I needed a break and instead of the minis going to camp, perhaps Mom should attend. I talked with many of you via email or DM on Twitter and so many of you left comments that I have been thinking more about this genius idea.
Ok, so you don't have to be a mom or a wife...We all have job, schools, children, pets, boyfriends, spouses,homes, friends, family, careers, etc. that we could use a break from and get back in touch with our childish fun. Karen over at French Charming, which is a blog that I love to read mentioned the other day about taking a Thelma and Louise road trip and how fun it would be to just be spontaneous and take off with a great friend. She did mention that perhaps we could do without the kidnap and murder.
CAMPERS, get ready! At Camp ______________ (we need a FABULOUS Camp Name), campers will enjoy swimming, good food, afternoon drinks and snacks, arts and crafts, field trips, choice of recreational activities, and good times with friends while sleeping in camp tents*.
In detail, we could swim and lay by the pool, eat yummy food and make s'mores each night, happy hour and snacks in the afternoon, Martha Stewart crafts and lessons, field trips and recreational activities to include shopping, restaurants, manicures/pedicures, massages, etc. , and we could all sleep together telling stories and laughing in to the wee hours of the morning.
We could make camp shirts and other tacky camp memorabilia. This could be a planned getaway every summer. We could write letters to our friends after camp is finished and create a scrapbook of our week at camp with our fantastic friends.
I know there are still some details to iron out. We could pick a random location or the inaugural camp week could take place at Molly Lou Manor.
Suggestions are welcome and the Planning Committee looks forward to hearing from you.
Step right up and sign up for Camp _____________________. Registration starts now. Feel free to invite a friend!
*By tents, I mean a deluxe hotel or welcoming camper home. I am not running away from my life to sleep on the ground or with bugs.
Have a great weekend. Can't wait to catch up!
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
So, I used to think of myself as a pretty up-to-date person. I might not wear the most stylish or trendy clothes, but I know what is in style and have maintained my Kate Spade obsession. I keep up with celebrity gossip and always felt more or less "in the know" of ALL things important. When I taught middle school, my students thought I was so cool because I knew the trends, knew the lyrics to the "happening" music, and was up to speed on all movies. Even if it wasn'y my favorite genre of music, I at least could pick out the song or artist. I saw many movies (that certainly is history) and knew all the behind the scenes gossip on the movie sets thanks to the web and magazines.
Well, folks that has changed and my "in the know" and stylish days appear to have flown the coop.
In reading People, the music page was devoted to "Songs of Summer '09." Let me run down the list for you:
*The Black Eyed Peas: "I Gotta Feeling"
*Lady Gaga: "LoveGame"
*Kristina DeBarge: "Goodbye"
*Jordin Sparks: "Battlefield"
*Pink: "Please Don't Leave Me"
*Drake: "Best I Ever Had"
*Jeremih: "Birthday Sex"
*Kings of Leon: "Use Someday"
*Green Day: "21 Guns"
*Michael Jackson: "Man in the Mirror"
Dear Readers, I am embarassed and ashamed to admit that I don't know more than one of these songs and could not pick out of a lineup a few of these artists. I have spent far too long listening to children's music in the car and having the most happening CD in my car stereo being The Beatles compilation for children. The Wheels on the Bus, You are My Sunshine, ABC's, etc. have taken the place in my life where "Birthday Sex" and "Goodbye" clearly should be.
This is a very sad and depressing day for me. Very sad indeed.
I need to take back my life and regain my style! Today is the day that I make a pact to work on that. Instead of humming "If You're Happy and You Know It," I will be grooving to "Love Game." All the moms at the playground will be oh so jealous of me.
On a lighter note: I forgot to come back and announce the winner of the Coyne and Pinckney stationery set. The winner is EKM!!! YAY! Congratulations. Email me with your choice and I will get your set out to you as soon as possible. Thanks to all who entered. Remember all of our Coyne and Pinckney stationery sets are 10% off. Discount ends on Friday! Click here to head over and see the whole collection.
Monday, August 3, 2009
I was reading People magazine and they did this article where David Beckham answers your questions. Most, were the normal Posh and soccer questions, but one caught my eye.
Apparently he is "very passionate about cleanliness and housework. I love to vaccuum." He also mentioned that he likes to cook.
Ladies, close your eyes and imagine David Beckham in your home vaccuuming, dusting, and preparing your dinner.
Wow...Have a great day!
Sunday, August 2, 2009
A song: "You are My Sunshine" I have sung this to my children too many times and can make myself tear up just thinking about it. I love the Elizabeth Mitchell version of this song. Mini #1 can sing it and it is just so sweet and wonderful to hear him sing it to me.
Click here to hear her sing it. (Trust me, MUCH better than if you heard me sing it.)
A poem / A quote: I am taking a little creative license here. I have loved Edwin McCain's I Could Not Ask for More for many years. I think the song is fantastic, but the words are really great when read too. I am going to combine my poem and quote with the words below. Thanks for understanding.
Lying here with you Listening to the rain Smiling just to see, the smile upon your face And these are the moments I thank God that I'm alive And these are the moments I'll remember all my life I found all I've waited for And I could not ask for more Looking in your eyes Seeing all I need Everything you are, is everything to me And these are the moments I know heaven must exist And these are the moments, I know all I need is this I have all I've waited for (yeah)And I could not ask for more… I could not ask for more than this time together I could not ask for more than this time with you And every prayer has been answered And every dream I’ve had has come true yeah, right here in this moment, is right where I'm meant to be Oh, here with you here with me… Ooh, yeah, oh yeah, oh yeahAnd these are the moments I thank God that I'm alive and these are the moments I'll remember all my life I've got all I've waited for yeah And I could not ask for more I could not ask for more than this time together I could not ask for more than this time with you And every prayer has been answered And every dream I’ve hads come true yeah, and right here in this moment is right where I'm meant to be here with you here with me… I could not ask for more than the love you give me 'Cuz it's all I've waited for And I could not ask for more (more)ooh and I could not ask for more
An item of clothing: Let me count the ways that I love my Rainbow flip flops...
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Thanks to Cassie for sending us this week's Snapshot Saturday entry. This photo was taken on Key West during sunset last summer.
Mr. Molly Lou and I went to Key West last summer too just before Mini #2 was born. We had a great time and I loved it much more than I thought I would. I took a similar shot too and love it.
The Today Show did a day in Key West with Matt and Al. Made me wish that I was relaxing in Key West with Matt Lauer...
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